Small bowel tumour [top]

  • Vomiting after eating
  • Weight loss
  • Abdominal pain

Shigella enteritis [top]

  • Acute bloody diarrhoea with mucous
  • Fever, abdominal pain
  • Faecal-oral spread

Gallstones [top]

  • Colicky right upper quadrant abdominal pain / epigastric pain
  • Obstructive jaundice
  • Murphy's sign positive

Acute pancreatitis [top]

  • Vomiting
  • Epigastric / abdominal pain
  • Hypotensive, tachycardic

Irritable bowel syndrome [top]

  • Recurrent diarrhoea
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Intermittent abdominal pain

Intussusception [top]

  • Vomiting
  • Child
  • Colickly abdominal pain
  • Red currant jelly stool, rectal bleeding
  • Sausage-shaped mass right upper quadrant

Inferior myocardial infarction [top]

  • Chest pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea, Vomiting

Renal colic [top]

  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Haematuria

Cholecystitis [top]

  • Colicky Abdominal pain, Right upper quadrant pain, epigastric pain
  • Vomiting after eating
  • Murphy's sign positive
  • Worse with fatty food

Viral gastroenteritis [top]

  • Acute episode diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Fever
  • Contact with infective individuals / contaminated water

Colon cancer [top]

  • Abdominal pain
  • Weight loss
  • Recurrent diarrhoea alternating with constipation
  • Change in bowel habit, rectal bleeding
  • Tumour of descending colon can causeTenesmus

Viral hepatitis [top]

  • Hepatic jaundice
  • Hepatomegaly, right upper quadrantabdominal pain
  • Fever, vomiting
  • Hepatitis A: Faecal-oral spread
  • Hepatitis B, C: IVDU, blood transfusion, tattoos